Stylized Flowers in Turkish Decorative Arts
Date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Time: 6-9 pm (BST)
Duration: 3 hours
Fee: £20 (excludes materials)
Class Size: Min. 4 – Max.14 participants
Instructor: Nagihan Seymour
Required Equipment & Materials: Watercolour Paper (300gsm), A4 Paper, Tracing paper, Pencil, A ruler, Eraser, Palette, Gouache Paint (White, Black, Gold and one of the followings: Red, Green, Blue), 3-0 and 0 Paint Brush
Tezhip is the art of illumination and means ornamenting with gold. It is a traditional Turkish art form originally used for decorating precious books and manuscripts.
In this decorative art there are many different types of motifs. One of the most important and prolific of them is stylized flowers.
This ONLINE workshop will include an overview of the history and origins of this ancient art form with artist Nagihan Seymour.
Attendees will learn to draw two type of traditional stylized floral motifs in a composition, trace, and experience traditional classical Tezhip style painting including its shading and outlining techniques.
Classes will take place through ZOOM, an online platform.
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2. You will receive a personalised link. The link will take you directly to your virtual classroom.
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